Monday saw a riot at the Oklahoma State Capitol by transgender activists protesting proposed bills that would have prohibited gender reassignment surgeries in Oklahoma for minors.
Around 150 protestors occupied the interior of the Capitol’s rotunda, chanting “Trans lives matter” As state legislators convened to their first joint session for the year, Daily Mail reported. Proposed Senate Bills 129 & 252 were rebuffed by protestors. These bills prohibit teens from having a sex session. “gender transition procedures.”
Oklahoma is one of 11 states that prioritizes this term’s bills to protect minors against gender-altering surgery and hormone treatments. Spencer Cox, Utah Governor (R.), was The first governor It is this year that such legislation should be made law. Last Friday, West Virginia’s House Judiciary Committee introduced legislation to ban puberty blocking drugs and gender reassignment surgery for minors. 80 demonstrators protestors who came to the hearing.
Last March, Oklahoma governor Kevin Stitt (R.) Signed A bill was passed that prohibits biological men from participating in women’s sport. Stitt expressed support for these gender-related new bills in Monday’s State of the State Address.
“We must protect our most vulnerable—our children,” Stitt said. “After all, minors can’t vote, can’t purchase alcohol, can’t purchase cigarettes. We shouldn’t allow a minor to get a permanent gender-altering surgery in Oklahoma.”
SB129 would prohibit gender-transition procedures for persons under 26, while SB252 would cap the law at 18 or younger.
“As governor I will never shy away from calling out right from wrong,” Stitt said Monday. “I will not be intimidated by partisan interest groups or make decisions based on groupthink.”
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